Here is a list of the major developments in the coronavirus epidemic facing San Diego County, updated at 10 p.m. on Sunday, May 10.
• There have been 4,926 positive cases and 175 deaths. among San Diego County residents as of Sunday afternoon.
• Across California there have been 66,680 cases and 2,745 deaths as of Sunday afternoon.
• Across the United States, there have been 1,323,028 cases and 79,124 deaths as of Sunday morning, according to Johns Hopkins University.
• The San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency reported 150 new coronavirus cases but no new deaths from the pandemic disease.
• National City police on Sunday responded to a report that a local church was conducting a service in violation of public health orders related to the coronavirus pandemic.
• Hospitals and clinics across California are laying off staff as they struggle with a drop in revenue because patients are advised to avoid non-emergency in-person visits.
• San Diego Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez used a thinly disguised expletive on social media to criticize Elon Musk’s threat to move Tesla out of California.
• In what may be one of the few improvements in daily life since the pandemic began, freeway traffic in San Diego County is down by nearly half since the stay-at-home order.
• With the Senate convening on Monday, both houses of the California legislature will be open for business as the Golden State continues its gradual reopening.
• Pechanga Tribal leadership announced it could reopen the resort and casino in Temecula as early as June 1.
• Restaurateur and City Council candidate Noli Zosa writes that the biggest losers in this pandemic are San Diego’s small locally-owned stores and businesses that are tagged as “non-essential.”
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